The northern californian way of saying very, or if u really no-cal, you just throw it in anywhere, at least like 5 or 6 times in a sentence.
I hella fucked that hella skanky ho hella hard.
A word widely used by the youth of the Sanfrancisco Bay Area and it's surrounding cities. It can be used as an adjective, noun, adverb, and a few interjections, but it is mostly used as an adverb. It can replace descriptive words meaning "high quantities", primarily words such as 'very' and 'many', and also substitutes for words groups like 'a lot' and 'a bunch'
very- He was going hella fast.
many- Hella people died that day.
a lot(of)- I had hella fun, but I gtg now.
a bunch(of)- He pwned hella n00bs last game.
A word originating in the San Francisco Bay Area and used by Northern Californians. It is often a symbol of one's Bay Area words. It is a word of convenience, since it can be used in many parts of speech. As an adjective, it means "a lot of, many, various." As an adverb, it means "really, actually, very, in a high degree." It may also mean "I agree."
It may be useful to note that the expression "hella days" usually denotes a length of time much longer than several days.
"I just saw hella people running out of that building, is there a fire?"
"I ate too much. I'm hella full right now."
"That was the best night of my life."
"Hella! Me too."
A term used in Northern California to describe an extreme.
"That guy is hella chill."
"I got hella."
"NorCal is hella better than SoCal. Those stupid fucks."
Gary: "You wanna smoke some weed?"
How many Northern Californians does it take to screw in a light bulb?
1. Originated in Oakland in the mid-70s.
2. Was originally pronounced "hell of" (NOT "hell of a").
3. Was funny because it confused people.
4. First used in a movie: E.T. (1982). Boy looks in fridge and mumbles to himself, "nothin' but hella shit in here."
5. Kids began to say "heck of" to keep from getting in trouble w/ parents.
"It's hella bad"
"That's hella jive"
The word "Hella" actually is known within California as being a "Northern" California term. Gwen Stefani used it in her song "Hella Good" as a tongue in cheek ode to her Northern Californian friends who would say it alot.
Used to overexaggerate adjectives in place of "really", "very". Also used to convey large numbers.
The food was really good. = The food was "hella" good.
There was alot of people there. = There were "hella" people there.
Of Nor-Cal variance.
1.Alot of. Many.
Thats hella cool.